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Lancaster County’s Public Libraries and the Bookmobile to launch 2019 Summer Reading Program!

May 7, 2019

Public Libraries of Lancaster County and the Bookmobile present this year’s Summer Reading Program “A Universe of Stories”.   The 2019 countywide reading program begins June 1 and will run until August 10, 2019.   It is open to young people, infants through young adult. Reading Program components include four reading levels: Read Aloud (birth-4 years),…

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Lititz Public Library Announces New Director!

April 30, 2019

The Lititz Public Library is pleased to announce that Ryan McCrory will be taking over the library director position recently vacated by the retiring Susan Tennant. Ryan comes to us from the Boone Area Library in Birdsboro, PA, where he served as library director. Ryan comes to us with almost 20 years of library experience….

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“It Happened at the Library” Project Expands!

April 23, 2019

“It Happened at the Library” Project is Expanding to include Countywide submissions! Lancaster Public Library has extended the deadline to submit writing and artwork to the “It Happened at the Library” project to June 1, 2019. Eligibility has also been expanded to include all Lancaster County students in grades K – 12 attending public, private,…

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May 4th is FREE Comic Book Day and local public libraries benefit!

April 23, 2019

Saturday, May 4, 2019 The Comic Store in Lancaster is hosting a day of FREE comic books at their McGovern Avenue location on Saturday, May 4th from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm compliments of the store owner, Joe Miller. The Vader’s Fifth 501 Legion Garrison Carida was such a huge hit last year that they…

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The Library System’s Annual Meeting takes to the screen this year!

April 8, 2019

The Public, an American film written and directed by Emilio Estevez The Library System of Lancaster County is pleased to announce this year’s Annual Meeting will be held at the Penn Cinema, 541 Airport Road, Lititz, PA on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:00 pm.   This year’s program will feature the screening of the film, The…

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Libraries = Strong Communities: Celebrate National Library Week!

April 2, 2019

Lancaster County Public Libraries are celebrating National Library Week! The Public Libraries of Lancaster County join libraries throughout Pennsylvania and the country in celebrating all that libraries have to offer as part of the National Library Celebration. The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners delivered a proclamation at their April 3rd meeting announcing that Lancaster County Public…

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Manheim Township Public Library to host Swing Era Soirée!

April 1, 2019

  Manheim Township Public Library to host Swing Era Soirée! Manheim Township Public Library is pleased to host a Swing Era Soirée on Saturday, April 27 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm. The spring event, which is a fundraiser benefitting the Library, will be held at The Barn at Stoner Commons, 605 Granite Run Drive, Lancaster,…

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The Library System was chosen as a participating organization in Pennsylvania College of Art & Design’s 11th Annual Designathon!

February 14, 2019

                                              www.pcad.edu/designathon2019     The Library System was chosen to participate in Pennsylvania College of Art & Design’s 11th annual Designathon, that was held on February 22 and 23, 2019.  During the Designathon’s 24 hours, teams of students and faculty and alumni mentors created all-new pieces for ten non-profits.  Learn more at www.pcad.edu/designathon2019 The…

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Library System welcomes Karla Trout as new Executive Director

January 2, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Library System is pleased to announce the appointment of Karla Trout as the Library System’s Executive Director effective immediately.  Trout takes the place of Bonnie Young who retired in December 31, 2018. The announcement follows a national search by the LSLC Board of Directors. Christina Diehl, LSLC Board President, is optimistic…

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Library System Executive Director announces retirement

November 29, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Library System announced that Bonnie Young, Executive Director, will retire from her post on December 31, 2018.   Young has served as Executive Director since January 2016 and has provided leadership for the library system staff and operations during the past three years. During her tenure as Director, Young…

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